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my period came 3 days late

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wallner
40 years experience Gynecology
Abnormal cycle..: ...The likely cause, but rule out pregnancy if sexually active.

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in ear ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
possibly: An anovulatory cycle is likely, although it might also mean early pregnancy bleeding/possible miscarriage. If your pregnancy test is negative, then i ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late period: It's hard to say why it happens, but sometimes we are just late for our period. Even if it's never happened to you before, it could be happening now. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe...: If you are late on your period, pregnancy is possible. You can do a home pregnancy test to find out. However, spotting could be from many other thin ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period: If its late check a pregnancy test. It might not be your period. It could be implantation bleeding.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Brown discharge is : Old blood (as the vagina is being cleaned out). The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light p ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menses: Take a pregnancy test. If it is negative and you are not trying to conceive then use of contraception would be wise.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to tell: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine preg ... Read More

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